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   Abilene Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1935, Abilene, Texas                               pi JPbflene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES, WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL LV. Fun Leased Wktt of Anoetoted Press (W) United PTCM (UP) ABILENE. TEXAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1935- FOURTEEN PAQES (Evening Edition of The Abfcrt Monifctg NUMBER 106 Italians Advance On Three Fronts Cubs Hold 3-0 Lead Over Tigers In 5thFrame Rewarded Dime Wood? Bofciraon, IB, (below) know what to My" when he received ft 10-oent piece u i reward lor returnlnc a bank check he found on a SI Louis itnet. (Associated fms Death Probed Bruised and water-logged, the body of this pretty Celarado col- lege co-ed, Margaret Wilm, was found In the shallow waters of CheyenmV. creek near Colorado Springs. Felice questioned Ken- neth Garrett, college athlete and her escort -at a dinner party the evening preceding her death. (Associated P.ress Get Instructions For Pro- jects Under Work Re- lief Program State highway division engineers and their assistants from West Tex- as districts are meeting at Hotel Wooten today to receive instructions for projects under the set-up of the national recovery work relief program. H. A. Allen of the state highway department at Austin, designated as NRWR. director, will outline the general procedure of handling the projects and of submitting esti- mates for approval by the federal government. Funds for building nt roads un- der the NRWR will come from two government PWAand WPA. PWA allotments are to oe administered through the bureau of public roads while the WPA funds will handled through the district and state offices. Labor is to be furnished by both ths PWA Sec ROAD MEN, Page 11, Col. 3 Evangeline Parish Separate District BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. PR act passed at the last legis- lative special session at the late Senator Huey P. Long's dictation splltMng up the St. Landry-Evan- gcllne Judicial district wns carried Into effect today with the appoint- ment of A. Cleveland Fruge and E. Herman GulUory Judge and district attorney respectively nf a new dis- trict composed solely of Evangeline parish. i Greenberg Is Out of Lineup Detroit Chicago 000 020 R OOx Olx H 2 6 Today's Pitchers Elden Aukcr WRIGLEY FIELD, Chicago, Oct. Flashing power on their home field, the Chicago Cubs jumped early lead over the. Detroit Tigera In today's game of the world series. The score at the end of the 5th inning was 3 to 0. Denwee. first man up in the second Inning, smashed out a home run into Ihc right field bleachers. Hack scored In the same inning, being advanced after he had singled. Jnrgcs scored on Calm's single In the fifth. The National league champions had garnered six hits off Eldon Auk- er, while the Detroiters were getting (wo blows off Bill Lee. The Tigers moved into the camp of the enemy without the services of big Hank Greentierg, their cleanup clouter, ana were under a severe handicap In another frost-bitten world series wiling. Greenberg, Injured In sliding home yesterday at Detroit, was laid up with a badly swollen left arm. It appeared likely he would be lost to the American league champions for the rest of the series, thereby leav- ing a big gap In the batting order.' Forced to revamp his lineup, Manager Mickey Cochrane decided finally, after considerable uncer- tainty, to shift Marvin Owen from third base to first and assign young Herman (Flea) Clifton to the hot corner. Otherwise the only shift in the playing cost involved the pitchers, with Chicago's big BUI Lee, fresh- man right-hander, named to oppose Elden Auker, ilje Tigers' submarine ball the third game of .the championship battle. the'lead r-" Continued cold witb'-a biting wind sweeping the' park" re- duced the attendance despite a sellout of aij reserved seats. The crowd was far short of capacity but was In excess of There were Dig open spaces in the exposed bleacher stands built out -from the walls on either side of the field. The sun tried hard to take some of the unseasonable chill out of the air but the temperature was in the ilgh forties and the conditions, from the standpoint of spectators, nearly as uncomfortable as they were at tfavin field yesterday. FIRST INNING fanned swinging lochrane bounded through the box and was safe on Herman's error. Gehringer grounded out, Hack to lavarretta, Cochrane .taking sec- ond. Goslin popped to Jurjjes. No uns, no hits, one error. .-vJ singled to right. Jerman fanned swinging. Lind- itrom scratched a hit along the bird base Ifne, sending Galan to ecbnd. Hartnett grounded to Rog- II and the Tigers pulled a double ilay. No runs, two hits, no errors. SECOND INNING Bill fouled to Hartnett. Rogell beat out a roller down the Irst base line and raced to second s the Cubs mishandled the ball. It was a single for Rogell and an er- or for Cavarretta. Owen out, Jur- to Cavarretta, Rogell going to hird. Clifton out, Lee to Cavar- etta. No runs, one hit. one error. hit a home run nlo the right field bleachers. Cav- rretta lined to White. Hack singled ver Clifton's head. Hack stole sec- nd. Jurges was safe on a hard hit all to Clifton, the Tiger third sack- r was charged with an error. Lee oiled to Gehringer and was tossed ut at first, Hatk scored and Jurges enc to second. Galan filed to Gos- n. Two runs, two hits, one error. THIRD INNING to Hart- ett. White rolled out, Herman to avarretta. Cochrane walked. Geh- nger singled past Cavarretta, ochrane stopping at second. Gos- n lined to Galan, who made a sen- utional catch. No runs, one hit, no rrors. grounded out, .if ton to Owen. Lindstrom uround- d out by the same route. Hartnett ut, Gehringer to Owen. No runs, o hits, no errors. fOURTll INNING filed out to Jurges. popped to Herman. Owen rounded out, Jurges to Cavarretta. o runs, no hits, no errors. filed to White, avarretta grounded out, Gehringer Owen. Hack grounded out to wen unassisted. No runs, no hits, o errors. FIFTH INNING lined to Lind- rom who mado a pretty catch. ulcer fanned, waving at a fast one, rtilte singled ;iast Jurges. Coch- ne lined to Demarce who made a rcus ca'.ch. No. juns, one hit, no rors. walked. Lee sacrl- Auker to Othrlnger, advancing T. M. Robinson Dies In Dallas Hospital, Victim Of Car Mishap T. M. Robinson, Abilene man In- jured Sunday night in an automo- bile accident on the Dallas-Fort Worth highway, died unexpectedly at the Methodist hospital in Dallas early Friday morning. He was 51 years of age. Mrs. Robinson, who received minor injuries in the accident, had been released from the hospital and had returned to Abilene when her hus- band's condition took a turn for the worse. Mr. Robinson suffered only a fractured leg in the mishap, and it was not at first that he was in any danger. However, com- plications developing Thursday, re- sulted in death. The family home is 242 Oak street. Funeral arrangements are incom- plete, but plans are being made to return the hody to Abilene for burial. Mr. Robinson operated a second hand business here. Parliamentary Maneuver By Wets Fails; Substi- tute Measure Defeated By Vote of 76 to 64 AUSTIN, Oct. moderates of the Texas legislature stood their ground today and de- feated a 'substitute liquor bill drawn by wets 76 to 64. The substitute bill by Rep. Harold Hankamer, El Paso, and others, par- alleled closely the bill before the house for packaged liquor sales alone. The substitute provided strict definition on an "open saloon" and legalized sale of wines and beers to 14 per cent alcoholic content by the drink when served with meals. Backers of the JBradbury hill ac- cepted yesterday' charged the at- tempt by wets to offer a "dry': bill was a parliamentary maneuver. Had Bradbury's bill been dis- placed, wets behind .the new bill might gain concessions when and if it goes to a conference committee after senate action. Various corrective changes were made. With only six it was lib' erallzed 'by adopting, the same amendments that the house liquor committee placed on Sen. Clint Small's, anti-drink biff last, night. amendments ptannlt' by-t Brink sale of and alcoholic limlt.'for wines sold by the drink is made 17 per cent by weight which. Is equivalent to 21 per cent by volume. Whether the liquor enforcement staff shall be under civli service regulation was to be settled this aft- ernoon after so close a morning vote that boih verification and reconsid- eration were asked. Called a "Compromise" "We didn't perpetrate upon you a fraud and a said Rep. W. E. Jones. Jourdanton, in behalf Sec LEGISLATURE, Page 11, Col. 3 Alvin M. Owsley's Mother Succumbs DENTON, Oct. Sallle Blount Owsley, 75, mother of U. S. Ambassador to Ireland Alvin M. Owsley, died ut the family home here today after a long Illness. Mrs. Owsley also is survived by her husband. Judge A. C. Owsley, former district Judge in Dcnton and for many years one of the most prominent lawyers of this section. Funeral services will be held here tomorrow afternoon with the Rev. R. R. Yelderman of the First Chris- tian church and Rev. E. B. White of the First Methodist church offi- ciating. Ambassador Owsley at present Is at his post In Ireland. Odds Quoted at Three-One on a European'War LONDON, Oct. chinco are three to one that there will be war in Europe be- fore the end of the year, ac- la the men who figure 'rtaks for Lloyd's. War rlak insurance today, on Ibe bailt of any two European nations becomlnf involved In conflict, was being offered on the basis of a 75 per cent premium. In other words, the man who wants to protect himself against war must pay a premium three -quarters of the full amount he would receive If war came. Marine Insurance underwriters 'report that premiums for vessels passing through the Mediterran- ean in November is 10 per cent. For December passage through the waters over which war clouds are hoverlnr .the premium Is 15 per again aa' hlfb.. Would Discontinue Rail Service Between Abi- lene and Hamlin JSoathimyBall way company aalretl- ttjf '''iiRtersta commerce commission at Wasliing- tori, Friday, far authority to aban- don operations upder trackage rights ever the line of the Abilene and Northern Railway company In Taylor county and to abandon and dismantle Its own line In Jones county The application was filed from the Dallas offices of the Texas Pacific railway company, which since 1925 has owned and operated the Abilene and Southern and Abi- lene and Northern lines. The Abilene and Northern line extends 24.62 miles northwest from Abilene to using the tracks of the Wichita Valley-rand the line of the Abilene and Northern, with Its own tracks, extends 17.41 miles northwest from Anson to Humlln. The only service of the Abilene and Northern IE a mixed train from See RAIL LINE, Page 11, Col. 4 Three Youths Put to Death In Chair RALEIGH, N. C., Oct. Three young mountain men were electrocuted at state's prison here today for the robbery and murder of William Thomas, 75-year-old merchant and great uncle of two of the trio. They were Robert Thomas, 23, Oris Gunter, 20, and Arthur Oos- nell, 21. Nation Determined That Verdict Be Given Im- mediately, So Power of Council Can Be Shown LONDON, Oct. au- thoritative source stated tonight that the British delegates are pre pared to walk InH. the. .League Nations headquarters at Geneva de mandlng that the league council In immediate Judgment on Italy guilt or Innocence invaslo of Ethiopia. It, was likewise stated that Grea Britain wants the council to rende a quick verdict, thus paving th way lor the applications of artlcl XVI of the articl concerned with the application sanctions, punishments, against an nation which violates the peace member nations. It was suggested that the counc might upon the league assembly t sit in judgment Monday as to wha penalties If any should be assesse against Italy. The British government wi stated to be determined to strlk while the Inn Is hot In an effort tc make the league an instrument -o peace In fact as well as In theory. PARIS, Oct. Frencr cabinet today accorded Premier Laval B. vote of confidence glvln him a free hand In the League n Nations' consideration of sanctions against Italy. The full cabinet met at the Elyse palace with President Albert Lebrun presiding. After the three hou session, the following communlqu was Issued: "Premier Laval made a complet report on -the International sltuft tlon, especially on the deliberation under way in the League of Ni tlons. The cabinet, on his motion See BRITAIN, Page 11, Col. 2 One Town Is Taken, Aduwa Threatened (Copyrlfht, IfM. Dj The frcM) GENEVA, Oct. IttllM detention told ihe Aikocltted thiit HaJy vta not encaged In wtr applying necetrary roUtx mcuvw In Ethiopia. An Italian Mid: "We Uklnc mllKur foUtm nwMam to M. tnbllHh order In necfwary by the eilitlnc tUtarier ul In wciirHj reigning an the frontier of oar colonies." AMked If the pollen mentioned woo Id Inrolre an Ulempt Klhlonln In Ita entirely, the spokesman rfPlled that this depended whether Halle Selassie becinie imaoiMbfo tad remdy to enter Into DAM PROJECT NOT SIGNED Phantom Hill Reservoir Mus Await FD's Return Jurges to second. Galan singled to right, scoring Jurges. Galan took second when Cochrane mishandled the throwin. Herman's sharp drive caromed off Owen'.i glove for a base hit. Lindstrom rolled to Gchringer and the Tigers pulled a double play, Gehringer to Rogell to Owen. One run, two hits, one error. PD Keeping Close Watch Over Events WITH PRESIDENT ROO3EVELT, OFF LOWER California, Oct. almost uninterrupted flow of radio message kept President Rcosevelt informed of Italo-Ethl- opian and world developments today as the U. S. S. cruiser Houston bore Mr. Roosevelt and his party south- ward off the coast or lower Califor- nia. While keeping In Washington on the touch with International situation, Mr. Roosevelt also arrang- ed to try his luck again at fishing, hoping to repeat yesterday's suc- cess. GAS SYSTEM RETAIL TRADE BONDSVOTED IN SHARP GAIN Lubbock Approves Municipal; Fall Weather Brings Out the Issue By Close Margin LUBBOCK, Oct. By the close margin of twenty-four votes, Lubbock citizens today had put their approval on a bond Issue to finance a municipal gas distribution system. In yesterday's balloting 800 votes were cast for the issue and 77B against It. The election was marred by the apparent suicide of Claude A. Bur- nas, an election official and former county commissioner, who was found shot to death In a restToom at the city hall. Burrus, who was serving with his wife on the election board at the city hall, left his desk In the after- noon with the remark that "I think 111 take a few minutes off." A short time later a shot was heard. Police Recorder C. E. Luce rushed to the rest room and found Burrup mortally wounded. A re- volver taken from Police Sergeant Eastln Wolff nrtn's desk In the courtroom where Burnw had been working was lying r.rar thr dying man. Justice of the Peace J. T. Trigg, a brother-in-law of Burrus, said he would return a verdict of suicide. Trigg said that Burrus had worried ately over finances. Buyers; Sales Mount NEW YORK, "sharp rebound Oct. 4 m of retail buying from the moderate recession of a week earlier" was cited today in the weekly trade review of Dun i Bradstreet. "With the sudden drop In temper- atures, real fall weather brought a quick rebound In buying at retail, taking up all the slack that the recurrence of summer heat had caused a week the survey said. "With gains for the week ranging from B to 15 per cent, retail sales for the country were estimated at 8 to 12 per cent ahead of the cor- responding 1931 totals. "Volume :of wholesale trade for the week Increased and widened the margin of Improvement over the 1934 comparatives. Tie 
                            

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